I’ve at all times been extra hands-free than handbag-lover, however there’s a Jaeger bucket bag that I’ve hung onto since my trend editor years (see under) . The leather-based is a beautiful high quality and the bag is beneficial on days once I need to give my Uniqlo nylon quantity a relaxation. After roughly 20 years, the deal with began to separate, forcing me to think about the accent’s future. I’ve at all times discovered the brief strap barely irritating – it’s not fairly lengthy sufficient to comfortably go over the shoulder – might I probably prolong its life, and prolong the strap size?
Fortuitously, fairly just a few equipment manufacturers now promote shoulder straps, individually, offering a fast, simple and sustainable replace. Oliver Bonas has a entire choice of webbing straps in vibrant stripes or animal print, as does Johnny Loves Rosie, whereas Scandinavian label Sandqvist has an adjustable model in plain black or sand, and Cambridge Satchel firm sells a shoulder strap in black or navy webbing. Chain straps and quite a lot of webbing designs could be discovered at Longchamp. If you happen to’re searching for leather-based, I purchased my Hyperlink shoulder strap (accessible in six completely different colourways) from impartial designer Mimi Berry. And there’s a enjoyable, Squiggle design at LPOL, additionally accessible from Collect & See. In addition to having just a few Royal connections, Edinburgh-based model Strathberry produces an adjustable leather-based strap in 9 completely different colors.
I opted for plain black, however switching up your bag strap is such a straightforward method to supercharge your outfit.
Images courtesy of Mimi Berry
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